When somebody mentions Atlantis, do you think of conspiracies? Or do you think it was a real place? Chances are, you haven’t thought about it much, but today we’re going to change that. People have been talking about Atlantis ever since Plato mentioned it. So get ready because these are 25 Theories Of Atlantis You’ll Want To Hear!
Yes, the entire continent. Some people have noted that there are similarities between Plato’s description of Atlantis and the continent of South America, especially the Altiplano region of the Andes.
The Celtic Shelf
The Atlantic ocean off the coast of Europe doesn’t actually get super deep until well out to sea. This shallow area has been called the Celtic Shelf and of course, it has been theorized to be a possible location of Atlantis (possibly being above the waves at some point).
The idea here is that Antarctica used to be Atlantis before it was moved south by the Earth’s crust. This theory has been discredited, however, after scientists learned more about plate tectonics.
Given that they are part of a huge underwater plateau, the Azores have been proposed as a possible location for Atlantis. In fact, some people believe the Azores Islands are actually the mountain tops of Atlantis.
One of the crazier theories posited has placed Atlantis at the North Pole. Why? You’ll have to ask William Fairfield Warren. He was the one who initially proposed it. The short story is that he believed humanity originated at the North Pole (yea…we know).